Driveline provides lobster van to hatchery

Driveline GB Ltd., based in St Austell have very generously provided Padstow based charity The National Lobster Hatchery with a Citroen van, so that it can continue delivering its marine conservation, research and educational activities to Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Richard Jacobs and Mark Kirby established Driveline in

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Moulted Crawfish showing beautiful new shell

Below are some pictures of our amazing Crawfish after moulting its shell, revealing a bright new beautiful carapace. Crawfish, as well as many other shellfish, moult their shell (exo-skeleton) in order to keep up with their rate of growth. It’s a bit like a child, that needs to buy new

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LAST CHANCE TO BUY A RAFFLE TICKET

The draw will take place on 24th Sept 2012 to win a luxury two night break in Rock to include breakfast. Your stay will include 1 round of golf at St Enodoc Golf Course, spa treatment at The Cow Shed Spa at St Moritz Hotel, lunch at No. 1 Rock

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FIRST GREAT WESTERN TO SUPPORT MARINE CONSERVATION, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH CHARITY

First Great Western is supporting the work of Padstow based charity, ‘The National Lobster Hatchery’. The rail company has offered to provide ten free tickets to the organisation to enable it to develop and grow. The tickets will allow staff of the charity to attend meetings in London in order

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Volunteer Opportunities at the National Lobster Hatchery

Want to do your bit to help sustainability of lobster stocks in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly?  The National Lobster Hatchery currently has some exciting volunteer opportunities available. We require: Assistant hatchery technicians (Saturday, Sunday, and Monday)   Duties include: Feeding post larvae, juveniles, broodstock, and aquarium exhibits. Cleaning

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Lobster Hatchery Summer Raffle

Following the success of last year, we are very fortunate to be able to offer another fantastic raffle prize. We are very grateful to Jamie & Rhowan Yoki of No. 1 Rock Road Restaurant in Rock, Cornwall who have donated our star prize: A LUXURY WEEKEND BREAK IN ROCK FOR

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A Lovely Quote from Trip Advisor

Okay, so I already had a soft spot for the humble lobster, both as an animal (with their “flippy flappy antennae”) and served as a dish. This has always troubled me as I feel guilty for eating these fabulous creatures but at the same time love seafood. So, cue the

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Extra claws for a worthy cause…

Mutant three-clawed crab is set to join Padstow’s National Lobster Hatchery. The National Lobster Hatchery,is eagerly anticipating the arrival of a unique three-clawed crab. The remarkable crab which proudly displays an extra pair of pincers on one of its legs was hauled in by fisherman Craig Robinson, who was fishing

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2012 UP COMING EVENTS

YOU MAY WANT TO PLAN YOUR SUMMER AROUND THESE FANTASTIC EVENTS! 21st & 22nd April 2012 Crabstock Festival The National Lobster Hatchery has been chosen as a beneficiary for the Crabstock Festival. The Lamb Inn at Great Rissington, Gloucestershire have decided to put on the first inland shellfish festival formerly

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Dom’s speech at the Hatchery Dinner, 9th Feb 2012

 My Lords Ladies and Gentlemen, thank you for coming here tonight for what is, a very important evening for the National Lobster Hatchery. Some of you may not be fully aware of what the National Lobster Hatchery’s work is all about. Please let me explain. We are a serious charity

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